House of Commons Journal Volume 10
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'House of Commons Journal Volume 10: 11 October 1690', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 10: 1688-1693 (1802), pp. 434-440. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29051 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Sabbati, 11 die Octobris; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Wentworth's Estate.

A PETITION of Susannah Wentworth, on Behalf of John Wentworth her Son, an Infant under the Age of Twenty-one Years, was read; setting forth, That the Petitioner, the Infant, is seized of some Lands in Morland in Com Westmorland, of about Seventy-four Pounds per Annum, which lieth adjoining to the Park of the Right honourable Sir John Lowther, and which has been much annoyed by his Deer, and several Suits may happen in relation thereunto; for the Avoiding whereof, the Petitioners have agreed with Sir John Lowther for Sale of the said Estate, he having bought other Part of the Petitioner's Estate, lying in Hutton Roofe, of Fiftythree Pounds per Annum: And that the said Premises lie about Sixty Miles from the Petitioner's other Estate: And for that, by reason of the Petitioner's Infancy, he cannot make a good Conveyance of the Premises, and praying Leave to bring in a Bill to vest the same in Trustees to be sold; and they to apply the Monies arising thereby for the Purchase of other Lands to the same Uses the Premises now are.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bramber Election.

A Petition of Wm. Stringer, Esquire, was read; setting forth, That on the Fourth of March last, the Petitioner, Dr. Barbon, and Dr. Ratcliffe, stood Candidates at the Election for Bramber in the County of Suffolke: But that Dr. Barbon, and Dr. Ratcliffe, by undue Practices, procured themselves to be returned, in Wrong to the Petitioner: And praying the Consideration of the House in the Premises.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections: Who are to examine the Matter thereof; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Southwarke Election.

A Petition of Sir Peter Rich and Sir Thomas Cooke was read; setting forth, That the Petitioners, with Anth. Bowyer, and John Arnold, Esquires, stood Candidates for the Borough of Southwarke, at the last Election of Members to serve in this present Parliament; where the Petitioners consented to all Methods they had proposed, upon Confidence it would produce a peaceable Poll: But, on the contrary, so many ill Practices were made use of by one of the other Candidates, and his Agents, against the Petitioners, and those that voted for them, that some Hundreds went away, and remain unpolled, in Prejudice to the Petitioners: And praying the Consideration of the House in the Premises.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections: Who are to examine the Matter thereof; and report their Opinions therein to the House.

Recovery of Tythes.

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill for the more easy Recovery of small Tythes.

And it is referred to Mr. Christy, Mr. Gwyn, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Serjeant Mountague, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Cha. Porter, Mr. Biddulph, Mr. Beddingfeild, Mr. Finch, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Wm. Whitlock, Mr. Burdett, Mr. Chetwyn, or any Three of them, to prepare the same.

Commissioners of Accompts.

Ordered, That Sir Geo. Hutchins, Mr. P. Foley, Sir Tho. Clarges, Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Lord Falkland, Mr. Arnold, Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir Jos. Williamson, be added to Sir Wm. Whitlock, to prepare and bring in the Bill for the examining and taking the publick Accompts: And it is referred to them, or any Three of them.

Bullion.

Mr. Neale presented to the House a Bill to discourage the Exportation of Bullion, and to encourage the Importation thereof, and converting the same into the Coin of this Realm: And it was received.

Southwarke, Court of Conscience.

Mr. Bowyer also presented to the House a Bill for erecting a Court of Conscience for the Borough of Southwarke, and other Places within the Weekly Bills of Mortality in the County of Surrey: And the same was received.

Aulnage Duty.

Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to consider of the Abuses in collecting the Duty of Aulnage, and of a better Way for collecting the same; and also to consider of a Compensation to the Crown; and to report their Opinions therein to the House.

And it is referred unto Mr. Bockenham, Mr. Harbord, Sir John Key, Sir Rob. Davers, Mr. England, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Clarke, Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Mr. Fawkes, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Papillion, Mr. May, Mr. Ryder, Sir Phillip Skippon, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Sir Ralph Dutton, Lord Ranelagh, Sir Jos. Williamson, Mr. Henley, Mr. Goldwell, Sir John Cotton, Mr. Glemham, Mr. Solicitor General, Sir John Bancks, Sir Cha. Bloys, Mr. Beddingfeild, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Cha. Gerard, Mr. Paul Foley, Mr. Foote Onslow, Sir Hen. Capell, Sir John Manwareing, Sir Ralph Dutton, Sir Cha. Sidley, Mr. Kenyon, Sir Walter Young, Sir Wm. Turner, Sir Tho. Littleton, Sir Fran. Guibon, Mr. Slater, Mr. Chadwick, Mr. Ash, Mr. Cary, Sir Rob. Nappier, Mr. Christy, Sir John Guise, Mr. Hawtry, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Manssell, Mr. Hawtry: And all that come are to have Voices: And they are to meet this Afternoon at Three of the Clock in the Speaker's Chamber: And to have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Ordnance Accompts.

Sir Thomas Littleton acquainted the House, That he had several States and Accompts relating to the Office of Ordnance, to lay before them: And he delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and are as followeth; viz.

Office of Ordnance.

Accompt of both Stores and Money, from the 1 Januarii 1688, to 30 June 1690, shewing the Debt of the said Office the 1st of January 1688; what Debts contracted from that Time to the 30th of June 1690, for Stores and other Services; what thereof paid; and the Debt remaining 30th June 1690; together with the Value of Stores, Primo Januarii 1688, and 30th June 1690, with the Decrease of Stores in ditto time; what Money remained in Cash 1 Januarii 1688; what received and paid from that time to the 30th of June 1690; and what then remained in Cash; the Increase of the Debt of the Office, and the total Charge of the same, from the said 1 Januarii 1688, to the 30th of June 1690.

£. s. d.
Debt owing by the Office of Ordnance, Jan. 1st, 1688, exclusive the old Debt 64,176 19
Debt further contracted from that Time to 30th June 1690; viz.
For new Stores received (including Salt-petre), and repairing old Stores 318,519 15
For several Works and Fortifications, Land and Water Carriage; Hire of Vessels for the Irish Expedition; for buying Horses and Provender; including Four thousand One hundred Thirty-nine Pounds Nine Shillings, Bills of Exchange drawn by his Grace Duke Schonberge, payable to sundry Merchants, for the Value received in Ireland for the Service of their Majesties Train there 48,247 2 10
For Salaries, Allowances, and Wages, Disbursements, and divers incident Charges within the said Time 37,782 5 -
Together is 468,726 3
Whereof
Paid from 1 Januarii 1688, to 30th June 1690 299,810 19 8
Rest 168,915 3
Against which,
June the 30th, 1690, remained in Cash to be paid 67,653 10 4
The Debt then remaining due from the said Office 101,261 13
The Value of Stores, Januarii the 1° 1688 853,847 8 2
The Value of Stores, June the 30th 1690 630,706 11 4
Stores decreased in ditto Time 223,140 16 10
To which being added the Value of new Stores received, and old Stores repaired within the said Time, being 318,519 15
The Charge of Stores in ditto Time 541,660 12
Whereunto, being further added for Fortifications, Land and Water Carriage, Hire of Vessels, buying Horses Provender, &c. Salaries, Allowances, and sundry incident Charges and Disbursements 86,029 7 10
Total of the Charge of the Office with in the said Time, is 627,690 -
Remaining in Cash, 1 Januarii 1688 3,437 17
Received from that Time to the 30th of June 1690, both upon the Exchequer Accompt and voluntary Charge 364,026 12
Together is 367,464 10 -
Paid within the said Time for new Stores received, and repairing old, and for Works and Fortifications, Land and Water Carriage, Hire of Vessels, buying Horses; and for Salaries and Allowances, and divers incident Charges 299,810 19 8
Remaining in Cash, 30th of June 1690, to be paid 67,653 10 4
Remaining in Cash, 1 Jan. 1688 3,437 17
Received from that Day to 30th June 1690 364,026 12
Together is 367,464 10 -
Rest in Cash the 30th June 1690 67,653 10 4
Paid in ditto time 299,810 19 8
Debt of the Office, 1Jan. 1688 64,176 19
Debt of the Office, 30th June 1690 101,261 13
Debt increased in ditto time 37,084 13
Value of Stores, 1 Januarii 1688 853,847 8 2
Value of Stores, 30th June 1690 630,706 11 4
Stores decreased in ditto time 223,140 16 10
To which being added the Money in Cash the 30th June 1690, remaining to be paid 67,653 10 4
Total Charge of the Office, from the said 1 Jan. 1688, to the 30th June 1690 627,690 -

Memorandum: That the Decrease of Stores, and the Charge of new Stores, from the last of December 1688 to the 30th of June 1690, amounting together to Five hundred Forty-one thousand Six hundred Sixty Pounds Twelve Shillings and Five-pence Half-peny, proceeds from the great Issues that have been made to Ireland, Scotland, the several Plantations, and the Fleet; a considerable Part of which may be returned against the End of the Service.

Memorandum: That the Six hundred Thirty thousand Seven hundred Six Pounds Eleven Shillings and Four-pence, said to be the Value of Stores at the 30th June 1690, chiefly consists of Ordnance and Ammunition, now remaining in, and absolutely necessary for the Defence of their Majesties Forts, Castles, and Garrisons. - Errors excepted.

T. Gardiner, H. Goodrick, John Charleton, C. Musgrave, Tho. Littleton, Wm. Poulter.

Ordnance Accompts.

An ACCOUNT of the Debts due and owing in the Office of their Majesties Ordnance to several Artificers and others, for Stores delivered; and Services performed, to the last of September 1690: viz.
£. s. d.
Due upon Christmas Quarter Debt 1688 3,053 19 11½
March Quarter Debt 1689 3,744 11
June Quarter Debt 1689 12,564 5
September Quarter Debt 1689 11,052 16
December Quarter Debt 1689 6,148 10
March Quarter Debt 1690 18,033 2
June Quarter Debt 1690 34,483 16
September Quarter Debt 1690 65,670 2 3
154,751 4
There is likewise due for Freights of the several Vessels taken up for their Majesties Service in Ireland 22,076 1 10
As also by Bills drawn upon this Office by his Grace the late Duke of Schombergh, for Monies paid his Grace there 4,139 9 -
180,966 15
Besides which there are several Persons under Contract for Stores ready to be brought in, to the Value of 28,313 14 10

Errors excepted.

H. Goodrick, John Charlton, Tho. Littleton, T. Gardiner, C. Musgrave, Wm. Boulter.

ACCOUNT of all Monies received and paid by the honourable Charles Bertie, Esquire, Treasurer and Paymaster to their Majesties Office of the Ordnance for their Majesties Service in that Office, from the 1 Januarii 1688 / 9 to the 30th of June 1690; as followeth; viz.

Treasurer of the Ordnance Debtor £. s. d.
To Balance of Cash, the 1 Januarii 1688 / 9 3,437 17
To Money received out of their Majesties Exchequer, from 1 Januarii 1688 / 9; to 30th June 1690; viz.
For the ordinary Land and Sea Service 64,000 - -
For their Majesties Service in Ireland; viz.
For the Train of Artillery, and for Supply of Stores, and for buying Horses 49,800 - -
For Freight 1,000 - -
For Tents 1,000 - -
For Swords 1,050 - -
For Ammunition Carts 781 16 -
For Monsieur Goullon 400 - -
For new Fire Arms 19,200 - -
For Stores and Store-houses 17,327 9 9
For Ship Carriages 2,000 - -
For Salt-petre 22,500 - -
For buying Copper 1,000 - -
For Carriage and Stores of Powder 400 - -
For the Works and Fortifications at
Hull
Portsmouth
Medway River
Isleof Wight
Barwick

14,485
998
1000
900
600

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18
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To Tallies received out of their Majesties Exchequer within ditto Time.
On the 2s. Act. For sundry Artificers in Satisfaction of Money due to them 62,935 1
On the Customs. For Salt-petre bought of East India Company 60,000 - -
For the ordinary Service of the Office 40,000 - -
To Money received within the said Time on the voluntary Charge, as per Account 2,647 2 11½
Ordnance Accompts.
The Balance, as abovesaid 3,437 17
The Exchequer Charge 361,378 19 7
The Voluntary Charge 2,647 12 11½
Total 367,464 10 -
Per Contra Creditor.
By Money paid from the 1 Januarii 1688 / 9; to the 30th June 1690; viz.
To sundry Artificers, &c. per Debentures and per Orders of the Board, for the respective Services as per contra; and for divers Stores and Provisions of War delivered for their Majesties Service, and other Services performed within the said Time; also for Exchequer Fees, Auditors Fees, and other incident Charges and Allowances as per Accompt, wherein is fully expressed the several Persons Names, Days of Payment, particular Services, and upon what List: In all, amounting to 208,708 15 2
To several Persons upon Bills of Imprest for ditto Services, as per Accompt, expressing the respective Men's Names, particular Services, and the Days of Payment: In all, amount to 74,498 -
To divers Officers, Clerks, Labourers, Gunners, Fireworkers, Bombardiers, Petardiers, &c. borne on the Quarter Books of the said Office, their Salaries and Allowance within the said Time, as per Accompt of Particulars: In all, amounting to 16,604 3 10½
299,810 19 8
Debtor to Balance 67,653 10 4
367,464 10 -
Whereof
In Tallies remaining in the Accomptants Hands, not disposed of 30th June 1690 on the 2s. Act, 26,340 17 11½
on the Customs, 39,000 - -
In Money 2,312 12
Together makes the said Balance of Cha. Bertie. £. 67,653 10 4

Office of Ordnance, 10 Oct. 1691.

An Account of Vessels taken up for their Majesties Service by the Office of the Ordnance, for the Transport of the Train of Artillery to Ireland; consisting of Ordnance, Mortars, and other Stores; and likewise Horses for the said Train, with the Tonage of each Vessel, and at what Rate per Mensem; computing what is due for the same to the 15th of February last, at which time they were turned over to the Commissioners of Transportation.

For Horses. £. s. d.
The Mary Catt, Joseph-Niccolls Master, 328 Ton ½ 12s. per Ton per Mens. 1,682 7
Desire Catt, James Wright Master, 292 Ton ½, at 12s. 1,498 4 -
Hannah Flyboat, Fran. Dickenson, Master, 235 Tons ¾, at 12s. 1,202 1 6
Adventure Catt, Roger Faucus Master, 249 Ton ½, at 12s. 1,272 9 -
Edward and Anthony Catt, Anth. Hewster Master, 321 Ton ¾, at 12s. 1,637 2 -
Providence Pink, John Robinson Master, 211 Tons, at 12s. 1,076 2 -
For Stores.
The Olive Branch, Wm. Mountgomery Master, 56 Tons ½, at 14s. 329 2 3
Joanna, David Roll Master, 75 Tons, at 14s.
Brethrens Love, John Reynolds Master, 87 Tons ¼, at ditto 517 14 6
Return Ketch, Andrew Morrice Master, 79 Tons ¼, at 14s. 455 13 8
Crowne Pink, Gilb. Maugridge Master, 89 Tons ¾ 504 16 10½
Hopewell, Tho. Garrett Master, 127 Tons ½, at ditto 729 18 9
Speedwell Ketch, Tho. Beach Master, 60 Tons ½, at ditto 356 8 -
Tho. and John Pink, Rich. Master, 147 Tons ½, at ditto 881 6 3
Peter Ketch, Nich. Baker Master, 63 Tons ¾, at ditto 379 6 3
Vine Pink, Tho. Ayres Master, 107 Tons ½, at ditto 616 18 9
Olive Tree, John Ellis Master, 43 Tons, at ditto 241 1 6
Two Brothers, Wm. Allison Master, 65 Tons ½, at ditto 338 9 5
Figg Tree Pink, John Raukin Master, 62 Tons ½, at ditto 353 2 6
Thomas Robert Holmes Master, 64 Tons, ditto 351 19
John and Anne, Hugh Dyett Master, 58 Tons ½, at ditto 329 1
Dove, Edward Henshaw Master, 58 Tons ½, ditto 340 15 -
Thomas and Eliz. Roger Gressingh' Master, 162 Tons, at ditto 915 6 -
Mary Ketch, George Beach Master, 82 Tons ½, at ditto 296 12 6
Susan and Eliz. Christopher Howard Master, 108 Tons ¾, at ditto 606 5
Susannah, Jos. Braple Master, 111 Tons, at ditto 618 16 6
Hannah Ketch, Thomas Adams Master, 61¼, at 14 per Ton 339 18 9
Friends Adventure Pink, Henry Olding Master, 154 Tons ¾, at ditto 858 17 3
Newcastle Merchant, Rob. Fullwood Master, 444 Tons ¼, at ditto 2,465 11 9
Hannah Ketch, Cornelius Brewer Master, 134 Ton, at ditto 770 7 10½
Guift Pink, Benj. Masters Master, 107 Tons ½, at 18s. per mens. 438 7
Happy Return Ketch, Isaac Bridger Master, 61 Tons ¼, at 14s. 324 12 6
Wm. Ketch, John Hunter Master, 70 Tons, at 14s. per Ton per mens. 385 - -
Errors excepted.
Total 23,538 19 11¼

H. Goodricke, Wm. Boulter, C. Musgrave, John Charlton, Th. Gardiner, Th. Littleton.

Office of Ordnance, 10 Oct. 1690.

An Estimate of the Charge of the War in the Office of the Ordnance for Land and Sea Service, for the Year 1691.

Sea Service. £. s. d.
The Charge of re-supplying their Majesties Fleet which was at Sea last Summer, with a half Proportion of Gunners Stores 138,164 17
Two Store Ships to attend the Fleet 20,500 - -
Freight and Carrying of Stores, with other incident Charges 7,500 - -
Ordnance Carriages, and other Stores for the Ships now in Building 9,000 - -
Ordnance and Carriages to supply what may probably be lost or broken in an Engagement 15,000 - -
The Charge of providing Twenty thousand Barrels of Powder to recruit the Stores for what will be issued to the Fleet next Summer 70,000 - -
Total £. 260,164 17

Valuation of the Gunners Stores for a Ship of each Rate, which must be increased according to such Numbers as are designed to be added to the Fleet next Year.

£. s. d. £ s. d.
For a First Rate 3,690 14
For a Second 3,137 11 11
For a Third 2,578 - 9
For a Fourth 1,908 4 -
For a Fifth 1,019 4 6
For a Sixth 615 5 -
For a Fireship 149 4 2
Land Service.
Arms for recruiting the Army 46,574 9 -
Ammunition for the Army 16,240 - -
Tents to supply what are decayed in the last Summer's Campaign 12,000 - -
Charge of putting and keeping in Repair their Majesties Forts, Castles, and Garisons, with their Platforms and Carriages there to belonging; and supplying the Barracks with Beds; and the Expence of Gunners Stores 15,612 13 4
Charge of providing and having in a Readiness a spare Train of Artillery and Mortars, Bombs, Carcases, Shot; with Waggons, Harness, Working Materials, and all Necessaries for the same 59,000 - -
Charge of cleaning and repairing Arms, Armour, and other Stores 9,000 - -
Total £. 158,427 2 4
The Charge of Sea Service 260,164 17 - ¼
The Charge of Land Service 158,427 2 4
Together £. 418,591 19
Errors excepted.

H. Goodricke, John Charlton, T. Gardiner, T. Littleton, C. Musgrave, Wm. Boultier.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said States and Accompts be referred to the Committee of the whole House, who are to consider of the Supply to their Majesties.

Tryals for Treason.

A Bill to regulate Tryals in Cases of Treason, was read the Second time.

Resolved, That the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, upon the Debate of the House: And it is to be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they leave out the Word "Impeachment," throughout the Bill, and every thing relating to Impeachments.

Ordered, That the House will, upon Monday sevennight next, at Ten of the Clock in the Morning, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the said Bill.

Supply.

Then the House resolved into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Supply to their Majesties.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.

Mr. Solicitor General took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Mr. Solicitor General reports from the said Committee, That they had made some further Progress in the Matter to them referred: And that they had directed him to move the House, That they may have Leave to sit again on Monday Morning next, to consider of the Supply for the Army.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in the Consideration of the Supply to their Majesties for the Army.

Publick Accompts.

Mr. Jepson acquainted the House, That he had (from the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury) the Abstracts which were directed to be made of the publick Accompts: And he delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same were read; and are as followeth; viz.

The King and Queen's most Excellent Majesties, Debtors.

To PRINCIPAL MONIES borrowed by way of Loan upon the Publick Revenue and Taxes, &c. between 5th November 1688, and the 27th June 1690; viz.
£. s. d. £. s. d.
Of Thomas Fox, Esquire, upon Customs 50,000 - - 507,477 16 -
Of sundry Persons, between 9 May 1690, and 27th June 1690, upon appropriated Customs, Part of 500,000£. for which Credit was given by Act of Parliament 457,477 16 -
Of Cha. Duncomb, Esquire, 10 January 1688, on Excise 20,000 - -
Of the Earl of Mountague, in December 1689, on ditto 7,000 - -
Of Whitfeild Hayter, in Feb. 1689, on ditto 40,000 - -
Of Citizens of London, between the 11th January 1688, and 22 Mar. 1688, inclusive, on ditto Revenue 185,675 - -
Of Mr. Scawen and Mr. Cornish, in Mar. 89-90, on ditto 26,458 6 3
Of Anth. Chrachrode, and other Clothiers then, on ditto 8,500 1 -
Of Sir Hen. Ashurst and Partners, in April 1690, on ditto 25,000 - -
Of sundry Persons, between the 25th April 1690, and 6th June 1690 inclusive, on the temporary Excise appropriated 250,000 - -
562,633 7 3
Of Thomas Hall, Esquire, in November and December 1688, on Hearth Money 15,000 - -
Of sundry Persons, between the 5th November 1688, and 12 April 1619, inclusive, upon the then Register of the Impositions on Linen and Tobacco 35,800 - -
Of Wm. Harbord, Esquire, 15 May 1690, on the Revenue of the Duchy of Cornwall 2,500 - -
Of Sir Hen. Ashurst and Partners, upon the Impositions and additional Excise appropriated to pay 600,000 Pounds to the States General 150,000 - -
Of several Persons upon the Six Months Assessments, called the present Aid 373,775 13 2
Of several Persons upon the First Poll Money 238,223 9 7
Of several Persons upon the First Twelve-pence per Pound, and upon the Vote of Credit for 300,000 Pounds transferrable to the Two Shillings per Pound 767,148 1
Of several Persons upon the Two Shillings per Pound, before the 27th June 1690, and in Part of the Credit given thereby 323,142 - 5
Of several Persons upon the additional Twelve-pence per Pound, until the said 27th June 1690 in Part of the Credit given thereby 444,606 13 2
Of several Persons upon the Second Poll before the 27th June 1690 65,000 - -
Of several Creditors of the Ordnance and Clothiers upon Credit of the Exchequer in general, to be afterwards transferred to the Two Shillings Act 94,675 1 11
£. 3,579,982 2

Per contra Creditors.

Publick Accompts.

By so much of the Principal Monies comprehended on the other Side, as hath been repaid between the 5th November 1688, and the 27th June 1690; viz.

£. s. d. £. s. d.
To Thomas Fox, Esquire, out of Customs, in Part of 50,000 Pounds 50,000 - - 45,200 - -
To Cha. Duncomb, Esquire, out of Excise 20,000 - -
To Earl of Mountague, out of ditto 7,000 - -
To Whitfeild Hayter, out of ditto 40,000 - -
To the Citizens of London, out of ditto 185,675 - -
To Mr. Scawen and Mr. Cornish, in Part of 26,458 £. 6s. 3d. out of ditto Revenue 14,000 - -
266,675 - -
To Sir Hen. Ashurst and Partners on the 29 Apr. 1690, out of Loans, on the appropriated Excise 25,000 - -
To Thomas Hall, Esquire, Out of Loans, on appropriated Customs 15,000 - -
To several Persons, the Monies by them lent between 5th November 1688, and 12th Apr. 1689, inclusive, on Impositions per contra 35,800 - -
To Wm. Harbord, Esquire, per Tally of Pro on the Duchy of Cornwall 2,500 - -
To Sir Hen. Ashurst and Partners, out of the appropriated Impositions 150,000 - -
To the several Persons, the Monies by them lent on the Six Months Assessment 373,775 13 -
To the several Persons, the Monies by them lent on the First Poll Money 238,223 9 7
To several Persons for Principal out of the First Twelve-pence per lib. 453,447 19
To several Persons for the like, out of the Two Shillings per lib. 254,440 18 -
707,888 17
To several Persons for the like, out of the additional Twelve-pence per lib. 130,322 11 3
To Captain Math. Ingram, out of Loan on the First Twelve-pence, being Part of the Sum of 94,675 £. 1s. 11d. per contra 5,000 - -
To Mrs. Mary Schute 500 Pounds, and Mr. Thomas Browne, 1,000 Pounds, out of the Loans on additional Twelve-pence, in Repayment of the like Sums which they lent on the First Twelve-pence; and are so transferred because the Act for the First Twelve-pence was supposed be over-charged 1,500 - -
1,996,885 11
By the Balance 1,583,096 11 5
Office of Ordnance, 12 Aug. 1690. £. 3,579,982 2
An ACCOMPT of Monies due and owing in the Office of their Majesties Ordnance for Stores and Provisions of War delivered, and Services performed in the said Office, to the last of June 1690; viz.
£. s. d. £. s. d.
There is due to several Artificers for Stores delivered, and Services performed in the Time of King Charles the Second 93,722 19
Upon Account of the Expedition to Tangier, when it was demolished 6,000 - -
99,722 19
There is likewise due to several Artificers for Stores delivered, and Services performed upon the Quarter Debt, stated to the last of December 3,068 -
Upon Mar. Quarter Debt 1689 3,723 16
Upon June Quarter Debt 1689 13,144 16 5
Upon Sept. Quarter Debt 1689 9,887 2
Upon Dec. Quarter Debt 1689 9,462 2 11½
Upon Mar. Quarter Debt 1690 23,352 19
Upon June Quarter Debt 1690 34,483 6
97,122 4
Besides several Contracts on Foot for Powder and Carriages for Sea and Land, for Cordage, all Sorts of Emptions for Sea, and other Stores 67,029 5
There is also due for Freight and Hire of the Vessels taken up to transport Horses, &c. to Ireland, till the 15th February last, at which Time the Office was taken off from that Charge 22,076 1 10
And there are divers Bills of Exchange drawn by his Grace the Duke of Schomberg upon this Office, payable to several Persons, yet unsatisfied 4,139 9 -
H. Goodricke, Wm. Bowlter, T. Gardiner, Th. Littleton, C. Musgrave. Total £. 290,090 -
ACCOMPT of MONEY received towards the Charge of Victualing their Majesties Navy, from the 25th November 1689, to the 30th September 1690.
Time when received Of the apropriated Money. Total of Receipts.
1689, Dec. 2. Received per Imprest 10,000 - -
7. Received per ditto 10,000 - -
20. Received per ditto 10,000 - -
24. Received per ditto 10,000 - -
Jan. 28. Received per ditto 10,000 - -
Feb. 14. Received per ditto 5,000 - -
15. Received per ditto 5,000 - -
27. Received per ditto 5,000 - -
1690, Apr. 11. Received per Warrant 10,000 - -
28. Received per ditto 10,000 - -
Publick Accompts.
1690, May 17. Received per Warrant £.10,000 - -
June 14. Received per ditto 8,000 - -
23. Received per ditto 5,000 - -
July 15. Received per ditto 7,000 - - £. s. d.
50,000 - -
June 30. Received for Payment of Bills from the Streights 1,810 18 4
July 5. Received on the Poll Act 40,000 - -
Aug. 1. Received per Tallies on Excise 20,973 19 11½
Received per ditto 1,144 15 6
15. Received for Payment of Bills from the Streights 2,119 - -
Received per Tallies on Excise 19,026 - ½
Received per ditto on Customs 20,000 - -
23. Received of Treasurer of Navy 500 - -
29. Received ditto 500 - -
Sept. 4. Received of ditto 500 - -
11. Received of ditto 500 - -
20. Received of ditto 1,500 - -
26. Received of ditto per Tallies on the Excise 5,000 - -
Received of ditto 500 - -
£. 224,074 13 10

Memorandum: There was received of the Treasurer of the Navy, the 4th December 1689, by special Appointment of the Right honourable the Lords of their Majesties Treasury, for building the Cooperage, the Sum of £.2,173. 2s. 6d.: Which said Sum hath been paid to Thomas Woodstock for the said Service.

ACCOMPT of MONEY paid to the Charge of Victualing their Majesties Navy, from 25th November 89, to 30th September 90, and of what owing in that Time.

For what. Paid. Owing.
Biscuit 5,697 18 7 1,737 9 6
Wheat, Flour, and Midlings 4,248 14 6 5,215 11 1
Bavins 371 10 9 335 19 -
Bakehouse Charges 1,549 14 6 -
Crocus for Bags 1,125 - - 150 - -
Beer 628 18 - 9,325 18 7
Malt 2,172 11 - 2,692 8 6
Hops 100 - 6 329 15 7
Coals for the Brewhouse 805 3 10 185 17 4
Brewhouse Charges 2,229 - 5 126 7 10
Beef 27,336 2 10 911 16 10
Pork 15,472 10 - 1,843 6 10
Salt 2,254 8 10 900 4 10
Cuttinghouse Charges 1,062 5 4 20 5 4
Peas 2,441 10 6 73 16 -
Oatmeal 2,046 8 3 2,416 - 3
Butter and Cheese 6,778 8 8 5,504 11 7
Brandy 2,165 1 4 -
Currans 80 18 8 417 11 2
Oil 429 1 3 125 9 6
Cask 6,624 2 2 3,292 9 -
Staves 6,278 16 6 2,951 7 9
Iron Hoops 5,194 16 10 3,152 10 7
Wood Hoops 15 17 2 786 6 6
Cooperage Charges 4,693 19 6 198 7 4
French Provisions for the Fleet 1,206 9 11 3 - -
Cartage of Provisions 822 6 3 65 14 5
Incident Charges 1,666 7 4 1,081 10 11
Provisions sent to Milford and Leverpool by Wm. Venner 1,938 15 - -
Extraordinary Freights to the Mediterranean, &c. 1,600 7 11 23,873 7 10
Ordinary Freights 1,930 7 726 18 1
Short Provisions to Pursers 14,557 5 11,738 1 1
Harbour Victuals 895 17 11 -
Necessary Money 3,510 13 -
Extraordinary necessary Money 4,251 10 10 -
Bills drawn per Commanders and Pursers for Supply 2,762 11 3 241 10 -
Balance of Pursers Accompts 460 - - 109 13 3
Bills drawn per several Agents, and owing at Dover Ben. Hawkes 1,488 6 - 130 - -
Edward Wyvill 6,902 3 1 3,378 12 10
Portsmouth Wm. Brandon 31,983 14 4 18,777 7 6
Chatham Row. Crispe 8,837 1 3 1,181 5 11
Plimouth Wm. Addis 17,006 17 10 5,469 3 3
Liverpool Wm. Bourke 7,350 16 11¼ 2,770 - -
Milford R. Evans 1,835 18 - 511 9 -
Harwich Jos. Fownes 2,350 - - 166 10 0
Commissioners and Officers Salaries 2,845 10 - 16 13 4
Old Credits 4,021 5 2 624 8 4
A Bill from Jamaica in July 1689 ordered per Navy Board 270 - -
£. s. d. £. s. d.
Beef, Pork, and Peas, received at Liverpool from the Commissaries of the Army, which, at the Rate the rest were sold, will amount to about 630 - -
222,297 4 114,458 17 2
For Credit and Provisions ordered at Leghorne and Turkey 7,000 - -
121,458 17 2
Memorandum: The Debt, in the Time of the late Victuallers, is about 30,000 - -
Tho. Papillon, Simon Mayne, John Agar, Ja. Howe. £. 151,458 17 2

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Abstracts be referred to the Committee of the whole House, who are to consider of the Supply to their Majesties.

St. Ives Election.

A Petition of John Hawles, Esquire, was read; setting forth, That a Writ lately issued out for the Chusing of Two Burgesses to serve in this present Parliament for St. Ives in Com. Cornwall; at which Election the Majority of those Persons that had a legal Right to vote, voted for the Petitioner; and more would so have done, had they not been hindered by the pretended Mayor of the Town; and who hath returned James Praed, Esquire, and Wm. Harris, Esquire, as Burgesses for the said Borough: And praying the Consideration of the House in the Premises.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections: Who are to examine the Matter thereof; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Making Militia useful.

Ordered, That Mr. Ryder be added to the Committee appointed to prepare and bring in a Bill for the better regulating and making the Militia of the Kingdom more useful.

And then the House adjourned till Monday Morning, Nine a Clock.